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Frazer

[frey-zer] /ˈfreɪ zər/
noun
1.
Sir James George, 1854–1941, Scottish anthropologist: writer of socio-anthropological studies.
2.
a male given name.
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  • Mr. Frazer plays it slow, and with an expression that quite charms me.

  • Sir,—Give me leave to recommend the bearer, Mr. Frazer, to your notice and regard.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler
  • See the authorities cited by Frazer in Totemism and Exogamy.

  • He wanted to keep three o'clock, the hour of Frazer's lecture, from coming.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • It was plain that he was known as a belligerent, a supporter of Professor Frazer.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • I suppose you'll be wanting to join dear Mr. Frazer in a highball; you're such a pet of his.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • It's an insult to Frazer to have a horse-faced guy listen to him.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • In the last row he noted the pew in which Professor Frazer sat (infrequently).

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • For a second he longed to call on Frazer and pay his respects.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Miss Frazer will wait for us in the wood, and we can run all the way from the farm.

    The Manor House School Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for Frazer

Frazer

/ˈfreɪzə/
noun
1.
Sir James George. 1854–1941, Scottish anthropologist; author of many works on primitive religion, and magic, esp The Golden Bough (1890)
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